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Thermal insulating components

VacuPanel thermal-insulating panels from Strategic Products Group (Somerville, NJ) provide up to six times the thermal insulation factor of conventional insulations like PU or EPS, says the company.
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Color brochure

"Understanding Color" is a 25-page brochure from 3M (St. Paul, MN) developed to simplify color science and provide an understanding of fundamental color principles.
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Produce packaging system

The Vertipack paperboard packaging system from Riverwood (Atlanta, GA) uses multipacking concepts common in the beverage industry to create a produce packaging system that minimizes spoilage.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Elwood Industries, Inc. (Chicago, IL): Ronald Ochwat, vp & controller.
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Ionizing air blower

The NeutroAir ionizing air blower from Tantec (Schaumburg, IL) is a stand-alone static eliminator that uses a high-pressure fan to move high-velocity ionized air to neutralize a product's surface.
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Wraparound case packer

The Cetra® Presto 35 high-speed wraparound case packer from Newtec (St. Louis, MO) offers continuous motion, integrated product handling, accessibility and washdown provisions.
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Carton accumulator

Verac's (Wyckoff, NJ) carton accumulator offers the highest speed, highest capacity on the market, says the company. Uncounted cartons first enter an accumulation zone.
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Bar code verifier

The Xaminer 6500LS bar code verifier from Bar Code Systems (Atlanta, GA) offers an interchangeable laser gun in addition to a wand. The laser gun is suited for applications where noncontact scanning is preferred.
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F/f/s machine

The Model 48LCF automatic f/f/s machine from General Packaging Equipment (Houston, TX) produces liquid filled bags for use in portioning dispensers in sizes to 1/2 gal.
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Label design software

Graphics for Printware® from Wallace (Hillside, IL) is an add-on package for use with Printware for Windows(TM). By itself, Printware can be used to create, edit and print a variety of labels and bar codes.
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Hanging IV labels

Avery Dennison Pharmaceutical Label Systems (Monrovia, CA) and Van Leer Flexibles (Houston, TX) have introduced the Inverted Vertical Hanging Label (IVHL(TM)) for intravenous use.
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Compact PC

The Provit 2000 compact PC from B&R Industrial Automation (Roswell, GA) offers 386/486 processor, hard drive, PCMCIA card and flat panel display options in a package measuring 7.2" sq and 2 1/4" thick.
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Colorants brochure

Carolina Color (Salisbury, NC) has introduced a brochure describing the company's color capabilities for the thermo-plastic industry. UL-ap-proved, custom-blended colorants in standard pellets, dry and liquid colorants are available.
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Lotion bottle

A new oval lotion bottle is now available from Berman Brothers (Chicago, IL). Made of HDPE, it's available in 18-oz sizes, has a 24/ 410 finish, and comes in a variety of colors.
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Motion systems catalog

American Precision's (Buffalo, NY) 1995/1996 motion systems catalog features definitions, market applications, and specifications of its full product line, ranging from full/half step drive modules to high-performance microstep systems.
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Disconnect switch

Hubbell's (Bridgeport, CT) new Circuit-Lock(TM) disconnect switch has been expanded from 30A to include 60A and 100A ratings, 120 to 600 VAC, single- and three-phase applications.
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ECR information

A technical survival kit, conference workbook, video and consulting study report on Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) are now available from The Uniform Code Council (Dayton, OH) in conjunction with the Grocery Manufacturers of America (Washington, DC) and the Food Marketing Institute.
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Shrink wrappers

Automation Packaging (Tampa, FL) has introduced the CMSS Side Seal continuous motion shrink wrapper. Uses a "hot knife," quick-release cross seal bar and a durable plasma-coated seal wheel that requires no hot wire for sealing.

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